Picutre of Speciality Food Products

Many Massachusetts growers and food entrepreneurs have interest to start their own business by adding value to farm products or starting a specialty food business. The Department offers consumer information and resources to those looking to start their own company, improve marketing plans, or attend trade events to showcase products.



Are you looking for kitchen space?  Shared use kitchens across Massachusetts efficiently offer affordable culinary incubator and production space in licensed facilities, as well as business development support

CCK Pearl, Boston
Website: http://cckpearl.squarespace.com
Email: jenfaigel@gmail.com

Dartmouth Grange, Dartmouth
Website: http://www.dartmouthgrange.org/about_kitchen.html
Email: info@dartmouthgrange.org
Phone: 508-636-1900

Kitchen Local, Amesbury
Website: http://www.kitchenlocal.com
Email: lisa@kitchenlocal.com
Phone: 978-204-3197

Stock Pot, Malden
Website: http://www.stockpotmalden.com
Email: info@stockpotmalden.com
Phone: 781-605-1426

Western MA Food Processing Center, Greenfield
Website: http://www.fccdc.org/about-the-center
Email: nicol@fccdc.org
Phone: 413-774-7204

Online Support for New England Food Entrepreneurs

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources partnered with the New England Extension Food Safety Consortium to produce a gateway website featuring information and resources for the specialty food business.  Information includes starting a food business, business and marketing, product development, federal and state regulations, and training and education.

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